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A bubbly good time

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Tristan Greidanus, 7, jumps up to pop bubbles from Kaden Vandorn, 15, during the Flint Hills Festival on Saturday. The festival was at Blue Earth Plaza and included games, hands-on activities and live music for the community. Below, Tyler Gregory performs.



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Lifestyle

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